Skip to comments.Abbas Going for Broke, Gunning for Unity with Hamas
Posted on 11/20/2011 6:30:25 AM PST by Eleutheria5
Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is to meet with Hamas leaders in Cairo Thursday to sum up a unity deal based on resistance, a Palestinian Authority state based on the temporary 1949 Armistice Lines and non-recognition of Israel.
Abbas, head of the rival Fatah faction, formally signed a formal unity agreement with Hamas in May, but it quickly became nothing more than a ceremonial act following disagreements.
The failure of the Palestinian Authority to gain admittance as a full member in the United Nations has been a game-changer. Following the American and Israel decision to cut off funds to the PA after it won membership on the U.N.s UNESCO agency, Abbas has made it clear he considers the Obama administration an obstacle to his plans for Palestinian Authority statehood.
Spokesmen for Hamas and Abbas have confirmed this weeks meeting will be full of substance as Abbas had apparently decided to bank on Asian and pro-Arab countries in Europe to give him the diplomatic backing he has lost with the United States.
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“Non-recognition of Israel.” This can’t end well.
For a change?
They cannot live in peace with the Israeli’s because they cannot live in peace with each other.
They would rather murder and kill than eat when they are hungry. It’s the nature of the beast. Like weasels they kill for the fun of it.
Don’t worry. Papa Smurf will save the day again.
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I'm sure Obama will talk to them about this.